TL;DR: Trees make you happy. # How Trees Calm Us Down – The New Yorker

And now a brief “good news” chaser for the bad news recently: Trees make you (quantifiably) happier.

…an additional ten trees on a given block corresponded to a one-per-cent increase in how healthy nearby residents felt. “To get an equivalent increase with money, you’d have to give each household in that neighborhood ten thousand dollars—or make people seven years younger.”